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Simon Cowell pictured amid ongoing health issues - fans react

Fans were worried following the latest photo of Simon

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Melanie Macleod
Melanie MacleodWellness Editor
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This year has been difficult for Simon Cowell – not only did he test positive for Covid, but he also broke his wrist by falling off his e-bike in February.

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On Sunday, Simon's America's Got Talent co-star Sofia Vergara shared the extent of the music mogul's injuries with two photos of the 62-year-old. In the snaps, Simon appears alongside Sofia, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. He's wearing his trademark black jeans, top and sunglasses, accessorised with a black wrist cast.

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Despite still suffering with his wrist, Simon appears in good spirits, pulling a thumbs up pose to the camera, before sitting back into the plush sofa beside his colleagues and smiling contentedly at Heidi Klum.

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Fans were quick to express their concern for Simon, with one writing: "What did poor Simon break this time?" while another commented: "Every time I see Simon he has a new cast/injury. Buddy needs to relax."

Sofia isn't the only one of Simon's co-stars to give updates on his injuries. Amanda Holden, who Simon sits alongside on the Britain's Got Talent panel, also posted a photo of the star in a cast in late February, celebrating her birthday.

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Simon Cowell posed alongside his co-stars

In the rare photo of Simon, 62, he had a noticeably bigger cast on than he had on Sofia's photo, with the bandage reaching up to his elbow – so fingers crossed his wrist is on the mend now that he's wearing a smaller support.

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Simon recently opened up to The Sun about the impact his e-bike injuries have had on both his physical and mental health. The accident left him with a steel rod in his back after he was bed-bound for a month at his home in Malibu. "I considered therapy for the first time when I broke my back because I was very, very, very, low," he told the paper. I felt very depressed because I didn't know how to explain it to Eric. I couldn't do all the things I wanted to with him. I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to walk again, to ever play football with him."

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Simon looked relaxed despite his injuries

"That was a low point. I was on a lot of painkillers but I got off them really quickly. I didn't want to go down that road," he continued. "In the end, I decided against therapy as I had great doctors, Lauren was amazing, and Eric was incredible.

"I'm still wearing a back brace which I have to wear when I go out on my bike, and there are pretty big screws in my back, and that's for life."

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